Polity Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

1.To which of the following State the Special Marriage Act, 1954 does not apply? 
(a) Maghalaya
(b) Nagaland
(c) Tripura
(d) Jammu and Kashmir

2.Which Article of the Constitution of India accords special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir ? 
(a) 311
(b) 324
(c) 356
(d) 370

3.Which one of the following States has a separate constitution ? 
(a) Arunachal  pradesh
(b) Assam 
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Sikkim

4.Who appoints the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir ?
(a) The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
(b) The Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir
(c) The Prime Minister of India
(d) The President of India
5.Which of the following States can nominate two women members to the Legislative Assembly ?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Kerala

6.The nomenclature of the Executive Head of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir was changed from Sadar-i-Riyasat to Governor in 1965 by : 
(a) a Lok Sabha Resolution 
(b) the executive order of the Parliament 
(c) the 6th Amendment in the State Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir 
(d) the State Government under Article 371 

7.The States of the Indian Union can be reorganised or their boundaries altered by— 
(a)An executive order of the Union Government with the consent of the concerned State Government
(b)The Union Parliament by a simple majority in the ordinary process of legislation
(c)Two-thirds majority of both the Houses of Parliament
(d)Two-thirds majority of both the Houses of Parliament and the consent of the concerned State legislature 

8.Among the following States, which one was formed last ?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Punjab

9.By which one of the following Constitutional Amendments Delhi has become National Capital Region (NCR) ?
(a) 61st Amendment
(b) 69th Amendment
(c) 71st Amendment
(d) 79th Amendment

10.Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India has provision for the President to proclaim emergency ?
(a) Article 352
(b) Article 355
(c) Article 356
(d) Article 360

11.Schedule Ninth of the Indian Constitution deals with :
(a)Subjects contained in the Union List, State List and Concurrent List
(b)The recognition of languages
(c)Certain acts and regulations of State Legislatures dealing with land reforms and abolition of Zamindari
(d)The territories of State and Union territories 

12.The method of Constitutional Amendment is provided in :
(a) Article 348
(b) Article 358
(c) Article 368
(d) Article 378

13.Part III of the Constitution of India relates to—
(a)Fundamental Rights
(b)Directive Principles of State Policy
(c)Fundamental Duties
(d) Citizenship 

14.Which Article of the Constitution of India deals with the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in connection with constitutional cases ?
(a) Article 131
(b) Article 132
(c)Article 132 read with Article 134 A
(d)Article 133 read with Article 134 A

15.The Tenth Schedule of Indian Constitution deals with—
(a)Anti-defection Legislation
(b)Panchayati Raj
(c)Land Reforms
(d)Distribution of powers between the Union and States 

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